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What’s your favorite turkey dressing? Here’s mine, along with other delicious options.

At heart, I’m pretty much of a traditionalist when it comes to turkey dressing. Here’s my favorite way to stuff a turkey. … Read More »

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Inspiration, with Recipes from the Seasonal Pantry Archives

I confess that I am not particularly attached to the traditional Thanksgiving meal, though I do appreciate–and often honor–what my friend James has to say on the subject. “It doesn’t matter how good the food is,” he says, “it’s the ritual, it’s that we are all eating the same thing.” This, I totally get it. Even so, I don’t mind ignoring the ritual now and then. Plus, there are ways to honor it without adhering too strictly to family recipes. I’m… Read More »